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Address: 7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A hidden gem

We visited Balandra Beach while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas. The 4 hour round trip was well worth it. The Beach was beautiful and clean. We made some great memories there.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Diane F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Balandra Beach while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas. The 4 hour round trip was well worth it. The Beach was beautiful and clean. We made some great memories there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, remote, awe- inspiring. Water is crystal clear. Great for snorkeling. Shallow water for kids.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best part of Balandra is the short hike up the rocky hills for beautiful views of the sand and water expanse. The bay area that Balandra is in is very shallow, so the tide level (in or out) make a huge difference in the look of the beach area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

turcoise water, long beach, nice to walk or swim,repaired from the wind, the sand is so thin!! You have to go there, and take wonderful pictures!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sand is soft, the bay is shallow and walkable, and palapas line the beach. Claim your spot and enjoy warm sun and cool breezes in Baja while your friends shiver up north! When the tide is coming in wading birds fish along the rocks...white ibis, egrets, herons...all having dinner while people walk around them. A great place to spend... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the popularity of the place fool you, it's relatively unpopulated. Keep walking around the "mushroom" and find a spot to perch during low tide and you will likely be the only person in sight-the rocks keep most people on the sand. Take along a snorkel and mask to catch sight of flute fish and minnows. I waited several... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there only for a couple of hours unfortunately we didn't had more time, but the time we spend there was awesome, the views, the beaches are so clean and well preserved, they are so virgin no one is there selling you a thing, you can find peace and very amazing sight seen the views are just out of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a weekend so lots of people but as we arrived around 3, we still were able to get a spot under a palapa. I think it would be cool to get their early and rent a kayak to go across to one of the isolated beaches across the way. It's very shallow so you can walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short 15 minute drive from La Paz. Get there early to grab a public umbrella. Rent a kayak. There is a path on the road leading up to a hill from you have a fantastic view of the beaches.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches I ever saw. Perfect to go with family and even younger kids. You can walk far into the sea water is clear and beautiful . There are no restaurants or so hence real calm . During the day less Mexicans or tourists in the evening a bit more when it is cooler. It is about... More 

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